Terry Labonte to be inducted into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

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NASCAR champions Terry Labonte and Herb Thomas will be among the seven members inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.

The induction ceremony for the class of 2017 is scheduled to take place June 28 at the Daytona Beach, Florida, showplace.

Labonte, who was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame as a part of the 2016 class, won two championships (1984 and ’96) in his Cup career and 22 races.

Thomas, who as inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame as part of the 2013 class, was the first driver to win multiple NASCAR titles in what became the Cup series. He won crowns in 1951 and ’53. He finished second in the points in 1952 and ’54.

Also joining Labonte and Thomas in the latest Motorsports Hall of Fame of America class will be – sprint car champion Steve Kinser, motorcycle racer Rickard Klamfoth, drag racing’s Paula Murphy, sports car champion Scott Pruett and journalist Brock Yates.

For more information on the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, go here.

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